NGC Update Service: September 21, 2015

National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC)

September 21, 2015

New This Week

Guideline Summaries

Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care

International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society

Neurocritical Care Society

Program in Evidence-based Care


Announcements

Conference News

  • The Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) 12th annual conference will take place from October 7–10, 2015 in Amsterdam. The theme is "Engaging all stakeholders. Guidelines from a societal perspective." To register and book a pre-conference course, visit the G-I-N Conference Web site.
  • Registration is now open for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) 2015 Research Conference. It will be held October 4–6 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center in Crystal City, VA. The conference is titled "Producing Evidence and Engaging Partners to Improve Health Care." The latest version of the agenda is now available, including an updated list of speakers. Explore sessions and begin to plan your participation in the meeting. Visit the conference home page for more information.
  • The Guidelines International Network North America (G-I-N NA) continues to sponsor a monthly webinar series on topics of interest to the North American guideline community. Information on upcoming webinars, as well as audio files and slides from past webinars, is available on the G-I-N Web site.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Advisories

Health Awareness Topics - September 2015

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  • Suggest a Guideline Synthesis Topic: We welcome your suggestions for guideline synthesis topics!

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